(10 Total References)
TransMedia Group - Full Service Public Relations Firm
Former Miss Vermont, Katy Johnson, Breaks Silence On Injunction Against "Depraved Web Site"TransMedia Group - Full Service Public Relations Firm
...Former Miss Vermont, Katy Johnson, Breaks Silence On Injunction Against "Depraved Web Site"
BOCA RATON, Fla., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The former Miss Vermont and Miss Vermont USA, Katy Johnson
, who won a preliminary injunction against a web site that demeans women and promotes character assassination, is speaking out.
According to Ms. Johnson
, Tucker Max exploited her image and published scurrilous lies about her on his web site just to sell T-shirts and other merchandise.
Since the lawsuit began, I have been contacted by other victims of his
lies who have offered their support," said Ms. Johnson
. Ms. Johnson
says Max's assertions published on his
web site that she
is a "whore" and a "prostitute" are malicious, false and hurtful.She
vehemently denies the story about her
on the web site.
"I never intended to be a champion of privacy rights or become involved in First Amendment issues; to me this is about Right vs.Wrong, and he
was wrong to attack my reputation on the Internet for no other reason than his
own commercial gain."Ms. Johnson
says that she
did not file the lawsuit out of vengeance but to stop further damage to her
reputation and others.
...Ms. Johnson, a member of MENSA, is a columnist for Pageantry Magazine and author of True Beauty: A Sunny Face Means A Happy Heart.She
will be appearing on the MTV documentary MADE on June 28, as a coach who has one month to turn a tomboy into a beauty queen.Katy's cartoon web site www.katyjohnson.com promotes character for 8 to 12 year old girls through her
Starrlettes comic strip.
6 June 2003
Katy Johnson is a former beauty queen whose website promotes her "platform of character education".She is founder of "Say Nay Today" and the "Sobriety Society" and on her website sells her book "True Beauty: A Sunny Face Means a Happy Heart".
Up until last month, Tucker Max's website also featured a long account of his actual relationship with Katy Johnson
, portraying her as vapid and promiscuous.
However, in a court order on 6 May, a Florida judge has prohibited any future publication by Mr Max about Ms Johnson
Search for Eve - Finalists
Katy Johnson, 25, Delray Beach. cartoonist, former Miss Vermont USA and star of MTV,s new reality show, ,MADE,, ,I Want to be a Beauty Queen,, debuting June 28th.
by Katy Johnson
...Katy Johnson holds the title of Miss Vermont USA, and she is the YMCA Advocate for Values.
KATY JOHNSON - ...
KATY JOHNSON - Katy is one of only a few women to compete on the national level in both the Miss America and the Miss USA Pageants; Katy was Miss Vermont USA 2001 and Miss Vermont America 1999.Ms. Johnson is a Pageantry Magazine columnist and received the honor of First Inductee into "Who's Who in Pageants" (2000 M. Ed).She was an anchor for Kids TV and played the lead role of Julie Jones in nine European films.She is presently starring in the forthcoming Hulk Hogan movie Sometimes You Cry, which begins filming in Nov. 2002.Katy is the creator of The Starrlettes, a cartoon education strip, and is the author of three books - all of which can be seen at www.KatyJohnson.com.Katy is a graduate of Trinity College and attended Stetson University College of Law.